Synthetic Camphor Powder

Products & Informations

Camphor, a white crystalline powder with a characteristic penetrating pungent and aromatic odor, is soluble in alcohol and found in camphor oil of camphor tree. Synthetic Camphor is extracted from Alpha-Pinene of Turpentine, then make a conversion Alpha-Pinene into Camphene, esterified to Bornyl acetate. Continue making saponification to Isoborneol, final oxidizing to Synthetic Camphor.

Synthetic Camphor is used in the manufacture of cellulose nitrate, polyvinyl chloride and plastics. It can also serve as medicine, antiseptic, insecticide, etc. It can be used as an ingredient in smokeless powder, as a stabilizer and a moderator to improve ballistic properties.


  • flavoring for daily chemicals and industry chemicals
  • insect-resist agents
  • pharmaceutical intermediate
  • mint of food flavoring (the contents less than 25mg/kg)

Toxicological Information

LD50 oral, rat 5g/kg min
LD50 dermal, rabbit 5g/kg min



  • avoid all possible sources of ignition (spark or flame)
  • do not store above 23°C (73.4°F)
  • keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area
  • keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use

UN Number: UN 2717 4.1/PG 3 | S-phrases: S16 S26 S36 S24/25 S37/S39 | R-phrases: R11 R22 R20/21/22 R36/37/38

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The above information is believed to be accurate and presents the best explanation currently available to us. We assume no liability resulting from above content. The technical standards are formulated and revised by customers’ requirement and us, if there are any changes, the latest specification will be executed and confirmed in the contract.


Explosive Limits, % 0.6~3.5
Solubility soluble in water
Specific Rotation, [α]20D, ° +44.1